Joe Gaeta- Store Manager

Joe has been involved in ocean activities his entire life. Whether it be pro-surfing, diving, distance paddling or fishing, he’s done it all. Joe started working on the Thunderbird at age 13. He then went on, at age 17, to work on private sportfishing boats throughout Mexico and Central America. Joe has had the privilege to travel the world and fish in some amazing places. Joe met Marc Higashi through a mutual friend and joined the Performance Tackle team in 2014.

 Joe has fished various tournaments throughout the world including:

  • Balboa Anglers Masters Angler Tournament
  • Catalina Classic
  • Bisebee’s
  • National Bass West
  • Saltwater Bass Series
  • Guatemala Sailfish Tournament
  • Los Suenos Triple Crown

Favorite place fished

  • Panama

Best fish caught

  • Too hard to decide!

 Favorite thing to fish

  • Large Mouth Bass (aka green bass)